New Mazda 3, a strong commitment to the C segment
Published at Sunday, April 03rd 2016, 04:14:03 AM by Leonard J. Martinez. Mazda.
In an automotive era when downsizing has become essential Mazda has chosen a different path and counter focuses on nutrition and sucked into gasoline and optimization of diesel combustion process. They are called SkyActiv Technologies.
The new Mazda 3 has all the advantages of this method engineering to attack the C segment which in the European market represents 25% of records and is dominated for years by the German carmaker Volkswagen Golf. The aim of Mazda is carving a precise portion of the public to be the tip and the SKYACTIV technology in a particularly fluid and dynamic design called Kodo.
The Skyactiv philosophy
The SKYACTIV technology not only to engines and transmissions is applied it covers all the design and development of the whole car. For example a monocoque construction provides for a wide use of high strength steels which have led to a reduction in mass of 90 kg compared to the previous generation of Mazda 3
with a simultaneous increase of the stiffness 30% torque. Aerodynamics is cured in every detail with a final score of importance like the New Mazda 3 has a drag coefficient of just 0.27. Fuel consumption and CO2 emissions thanks also feature the i-stop system and i-ELOOP or energy recovery system during braking.
The engine range in Country consist of three different units. There will be two petrol and one diesel. The Otto cycle engine version entry is the Skyactiv-G 1.5 100 hp and 150 Nm of torque at 4000 rpm / min while the top of the range will include the 165 hp 2.0 SKYACTIV- G and 210 Nm at 4000 rpm / min. The latter will also be available with a 6-speed automatic transmission and the SKYACTIV-D 2.2 diesel with 150 hp and 380 Nm at 1800 rpm / min. In either version 1.5 liter petrol and there is a standard manual 6-speed transmission.
Pack Activesense for safety
The new Mazda 3
also brings the debut of the new Activesense Pack which includes several active safety. Some of these include Forward Obstruction Warning with Brake Support Smart automatically slows the car in case of danger of up to 30 km / h the Rear Vehicle Monitoring Lane Departure Warning High-beam Control and Adaptive Front-lighting System. Although passive safety has been the focus of the project the Mazda3 has 6 standard airbas and the front is designed specifically to prevent damage to pedestrians in case of impact. The All-New Mazda 3
will arrive in United States in early 2014 with prices would leave at € 17000.
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